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146 mi 235 km of trail 4 Runs

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

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Gems in Sky Lakes Wilderness - 3

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gem Favorite Looking south from the summit of Devils Peak

Devils Peak

(3) Fort Ka…, OR
gem Favorite Mid-point of Alta Lake in early morning

Alta Lake

(1) Fort Ka…, OR
gem Favorite Island Lake from near the Judge Waldo Tree

Judge J. B. Waldo Tree

(2) Fort Ka…, OR

Runs in Sky Lakes Wilderness - 4

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Favorite Devils Peak and Cliff Lake in late afternoon
Intermediate/Difficult

Devils Peak Loop Hike

14.0 mi 22.5 km • Loop • 2,984 ft Ascent 909.45 m Ascent

(2) Prospect, OR
Favorite Middle Lake from Seven Lakes Trail.
Intermediate

Cliff Lake: Eastern Approach

11.5 mi 18.6 km • Out and Back • 1,027 ft Ascent 313.1 m Ascent

(2) Fort Ka…, OR
Favorite Devils Peak and Cliff Lake in late afternoon
Intermediate/Difficult

Rogue Wolf Loop

28.7 mi 46.1 km • Loop • 4,123 ft Ascent 1256.59 m Ascent

(1) Prospect, OR
Favorite Blue Lake
Intermediate

Blue Lake Basin Loop

13.5 mi 21.8 km • Loop • 1,365 ft Ascent 416.11 m Ascent

(1) Prospect, OR

Trails in Sky Lakes Wilderness - 19

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4.5 mi 7.3 km #1Mt. McLoughlin Summit Trail
Difficult
Eagle Point, OR
Difficult
4.5 mi 7.3 km Eagle Point, OR
76.0 mi 122.3 km #2PCT: Highway 140 to Highway 138 (near Cascade Crest)
Intermediate
Eagle Point, OR
Intermediate
76.0 mi 122.3 km Eagle Point, OR
1.3 mi 2.1 km #3Devils Peak Trail #984
Easy/Intermediate
Fort Kalmath, OR
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Fort Kalmath, OR
6.3 mi 10.2 km #4Seven Lakes Trail #981
Intermediate
Prospect, OR
Intermediate
6.3 mi 10.2 km Prospect, OR
1.8 mi 2.8 km #5Lake Ivern Trail #994
Easy/Intermediate
Fort Kalmath, OR
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.8 km Fort Kalmath, OR
5.7 mi 9.2 km #6Blue Canyon Trail #982
Intermediate
Prospect, OR
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Prospect, OR
0.4 mi 0.6 km #7Cliff Lake Trail #983
Easy
Fort Kalmath, OR
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Fort Kalmath, OR
6.4 mi 10.3 km #8Alta Lake Trail #979
Easy/Intermediate
Prospect, OR
Easy/Intermediate
6.4 mi 10.3 km Prospect, OR
8.0 mi 12.9 km #9Middle Fork Trail #978
Intermediate/Difficult
Prospect, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km Prospect, OR
3.2 mi 5.2 km #10Red Lake Trail #987
Easy/Intermediate
Fort Kalmath, OR
Easy/Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Fort Kalmath, OR
3.5 mi 5.6 km #11Halifax Trail #1088
Intermediate
Fort Kalmath, OR
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Fort Kalmath, OR
1.3 mi 2.1 km #12McKee Lake Trail
Intermediate
Prospect, OR
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Prospect, OR
3.7 mi 5.9 km #13Cat Hill Way Trail #992
Intermediate
Eagle Point, OR
Intermediate
3.7 mi 5.9 km Eagle Point, OR
5.7 mi 9.2 km #14Twin Ponds Trail #993
Easy/Intermediate
Eagle Point, OR
Easy/Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Eagle Point, OR
5.3 mi 8.5 km #15Upper South Fork Trail #988
Intermediate/Difficult
Prospect, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
5.3 mi 8.5 km Prospect, OR
6.2 mi 9.9 km #16McKie Camp Trail #1089
Easy/Intermediate
Fort Kalmath, OR
Easy/Intermediate
6.2 mi 9.9 km Fort Kalmath, OR
1.1 mi 1.8 km #17Meadow Lake Trail #976
Intermediate
Prospect, OR
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Prospect, OR
2.8 mi 4.5 km #18Red Blanket Falls Trail #1090
Difficult
Prospect, OR
Difficult
2.8 mi 4.5 km Prospect, OR
3.0 mi 4.9 km #19King Spruce Trail #980
Difficult
Fort Kalmath, OR
Difficult
3.0 mi 4.9 km Fort Kalmath, OR

Photos of Sky Lakes Wilderness - 66

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Looking south from the summit of Mount McLoughlin
Nov 13, 2017 near Eagle P…, OR
Venus (with snow) from north end of Alta Lake
Jun 16, 2018 near Fort Ka…, OR
Devils Peak and Cliff Lake in late afternoon
Jun 16, 2018 near Fort Ka…, OR
Blue Lake
Nov 1, 2017 near Fort Ka…, OR
Sunrise on a crisp morning at Cliff Lake.  Devil's Peak(which the PCT goes right past) is seen in the upper left.
Mar 9, 2016 near Fort Ka…, OR
Island Lake from near the Judge Waldo Tree
Nov 1, 2017 near Fort Ka…, OR
Lucifer from the PCT below Devils Peak
Nov 1, 2017 near Fort Ka…, OR
Alta Lake in early morning
Jun 16, 2018 near Fort Ka…, OR

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